From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

April 9, 2009 The writer is the editor of Vermont’s Local Banquet, a quarterly magazine about food and agriculture. The debeaking of hens and other routine cruelties of egg production are seldom put before the public. To the Editor: Re “ Humanity Even for Nonhumans ,” by Nicholas D. Kristof (column, April 9): Thank you for this inspiring and enlightening article. Animals raised for food suffer miserably.